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H2020 COHESIFY - Can you buy EU love with money? EU Cohesion policy spending in regions, regional characteristics and the perceptions of the European integration project

H2020 COHESIFY – Can you buy EU love with money? EU Cohesion policy spending in regions, regional characteristics and the perceptions of the European integration project

  The more EU money, the more people like Europe or can you buy EU love with money? EU Cohesion policy spending in regions and the perceptions of the European integration project   The EU spends roughly  100€ per citizen per year on regional funds, as part of EU Cohesion policy supporting territorial, economic and...
Evert Meijers: "Good fences make good neighbour cities? SPS Seminar, June 4

Evert Meijers: “Good fences make good neighbour cities? SPS Seminar, June 4

Evert Meijers presented his work as part of the NAPOLEON project at a seminar as part of the Spatial Planning and Strategy Seminar series on 4th of June 2015. He explored the concept of  “borrowed size” in Dutch planning and its implications for regional development. ‘Good fences make good neighbours’ is a proverb that has...
Professor Maarten van Ham at the SPS Seminar Series

Professor Maarten van Ham at the SPS Seminar Series

Professor van Ham  talked about “New directions for residential mobility research: Linking lives through time and space”, a work he has developed in partnership with Rory Coulter and Allan Findlay. Van Ham argues that there is increasing attention to international migration, but less interest in short distance migration and immobility. According to van Ham, “Most...
Polycentric Metropolitan Areas in the Process of Metropolisation. By Evert Meijers.

Polycentric Metropolitan Areas in the Process of Metropolisation. By Evert Meijers.

During the 8th SP&S seminar Evert Meijers presented his recent research on polycentric metropolitan areas. He described ‘metropolisation’ as an upward development spiral to more welfare, more sustainability and, inevitably, more happiness. The beckoning perspective of metropolisation did not come as a surprise to the audience. The vocabulary he used to describe a pathway was...
Arie Romein & Jan Jacob Trip on 'Regional policy improvement for financially sustainable creative incubator units'

Arie Romein & Jan Jacob Trip on ‘Regional policy improvement for financially sustainable creative incubator units’

On the fifth SP&S seminar, dr. Arie Romein and dr. Jan Jacob Trip, senior researchers at OTB Research Institute gave a presentation entitled InCompass: Regional policy improvement for financially sustainable creative incubator units. They presented the preliminary results of their on-going research funded by Interreg 4C in partnership with several European public authorities, universities and...
Lecture Issues of Governance in Regional Planning

Lecture Issues of Governance in Regional Planning

[issuu width=420 height=158 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=121122153313-add6dcb4df4641578fd9890f7232f464 name=issues_of_governance_in_regional_planning username=robertorocco tag=city-regions unit=px v=2] Issues of Governance in Regional Planning. This a lecture given at the seminar Regional Governance Planning and Design on November 21st at the OTB Research Institute. The lecture was prepared by Roberto Rocco. The seminar was organized by Professor Wil Zonneveld, Verena Balz and Roberto...

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